Further Research

The IOER also conducts research in projects that are not directly assigned to one of the four research areas. These include the following projects:

Current projects

  • CoARA WG Transdisciplinarity - Developing new standards and guidelines for research assessment in the Working Group "Towards Transformations: Transdisciplinarity, Applied/Practice Based Research, and Impacts."
  • ClimNeutRes - Pilot project "Climate-neutral research operation by 2035"

Completed projects

  • MultiRural - Potentials and ambivalences of rural multi-apartment buildings for a socio-ecological development of housing estates - a gender-sensitive analysis
  • GiB_Raum - Gender aspects in spatial sustainability and transformation research. Sub-project IOER (concept phase)
  • BuReSt - The importance of national spatial development strategies for environmental policy: analyses, case studies, forms of action
  • Gender in spatial research - Interdisciplinary concepts and practical approaches
  • MAREX - Management of Mineral Resource Extraction in Hoa Binh Province A Contribution to Sustainable Development in Vietnam
  • MSP-Trans - Development of principals and recommendations regarding spatial planning, nature conservation and its legal basis in order to implement the ecosystem approach into the spatial planning of OSPAR and HELCOM marine waters and the German EEZ
  • Praxishilfe Siedlungsrückzug - Adaptation to climate and demographic change: legal, planning and political options for action to assist municipalities, districts as well as state and regional planning
  • Raumplanerische Achsenkonzepte - Investigation of the adaptability of the cross-border axes in the Euroregion Elbe/Labe
  • REGKLAM - Development and Testing of an Integrated Regional Climate Change Adaption Programme for the Model Region Dresden
  • URBAN-EU-China - EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation


The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development is jointly funded by the federal government and the federal states.

FS Sachsen

This measure is co-financed by tax funds on the basis of the budget approved by the Saxon State Parliament.